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Our Services

Naval Architecture & Marine Design

The professional staff and associates of Marine Design and Operations, Inc. possesses a wide range of formal education and training in areas including naval architecture, marine engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, management science, ship construction and transportation operations. This training is combined with extensive professional experience as consulting naval architects, ship's engineers and vessel technical and operations management.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Owner's Representation and Supervision
Vessel Surveys and Audio-Gauging
Vessel Reflaggings
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

This category of work is our primary business and includes preliminary, contract and detailed vessel design and preparation of specifications for new construction, repairs or major modifications of many types of vessels and ship's machinery and electrical systems.

Machinery systems work includes innovative design and modification of medium and slow-speed diesel engines, steam turbines, shipboard and shore side cranes, fuel handling and treatment systems, hvac and energy conservation programs.

Owner's Representation and Supervision

Marine Design and Operations, Inc. has served as Owner's Representative and Supervisors for new construction, repairs and major conversions of vessels.

Marine Design and Operations, Inc. provides on-site program managers and inspectors, who act to direct the shipyard or repair contractor, with responsibility for meeting budget and delivery goals. Such projects have been carried out in various U.S. and foreign shipyards

Vessel Surveys and Audio-Gauging

Marine Design and Operations, Inc. personnel regularly provide vessel survey services for sale and purchase, damage and repair, on hire and valuation. Additionally, MDO Inc. regularly carries out surveys for service life extension and steel condition analysis and repair specifications.
MDO is certified by ABS and other IACS classification societies to carry out thickness gauging including enhanced gauging requirements on vessels and vessel equipments.

Vessel Reflaggings

Marine Design and Operations, Inc. is a leader in the reflagging of vessels into U.S. flag. Marine Design and Operations, Inc. personnel have participated with other U.S. marine industry representatives in working groups to identify specific Maritime Regulatory Reform issues and solutions. This reform effort resulted in the USCG/ABS Memorandum of Understanding concerning ABS inspection of U.S. flag vessels on behalf of the Coast Guard, and publishing of the U.S. Supplement to ABS Rules.

During the past twenty-five plus years, Marine Design and Operations, Inc. has successfully completed a variety of projects for both American and foreign companies concerning reflagging of vessels

Technical and Management Consulting

This area of business activity combines our different skills and our in-depth knowledge of transportation financing and engineering economics to evaluate marine related projects, including:

- Vessel acquisitions
- Admiralty expert witness
- Market review
- Strategic planning
- Container and bulk cargo handling operations
- Ship conversions
- Energy conservation programs
- Port Modernization studies

- Technical Documentation

3-D Scanning

Marine Design and Operations, Inc  now offers 3-D Scanning services. For further information, please contact us at

Project Cargo Feasibility Study & Stowage
Energy Management System
Technical and Management Consulting
3-D Scanning
Product Cargo
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